Worth noting

Worth noting

• Monday's off-day will mark the first of three over an eight-day span for the A's, following a stretch of 30 games in 31 days. Melvin has not made any decisions on how he'll handle his pitching staff during that time, but said Friday he doesn't envision altering the rotation.

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